2753 ABA Journal Corporate Law articles.
Advocates are concerned about the privacy of data collected by genetic testing companies; what control consumers have over their DNA data once it’s been submitted to 23andMe and other genetic testing firms; and what recourse consumers have if companies’ assurances of privacy prove unreliable.
Jun 1, 2021 1:30 AM CDT
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz health care partner Jon Darrell Seawright has been charged along with a former lobbyist at the firm for their roles in an alleged Ponzi scheme involving fake timber purchases.
May 24, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
Plaintiffs law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd has been kicked off a securities class action alleging that investors lost money when a Mexico-based media company concealed a scheme to bribe soccer officials for broadcasting rights.
May 20, 2021 1:05 PM CDT
Payouts for legal malpractice claims are at an all-time high, according to a new survey by insurance broker Ames & Gough. Ames & Gough surveyed 11 leading legal malpractice insurers about claims paid from 2019 to the middle of 2020.
May 18, 2021 8:57 AM CDT
The court overseeing the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case has appointed an examiner to review fees that have become a point of contention.
May 12, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
Judge tosses NRA bankruptcy petition
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Harlin D. “Cooter” Hale of Dallas has dismissed a Chapter 11 petition filed by the National Rifle Association in its bid…
May 11, 2021 4:32 PM CDT
When the State Bar of California selected ExamSoft as the software provider for its October 2020
remote bar exam, the test was administered appropriately, but the bar did not follow a procurement policy for outside vendors, according to a state auditor report.
May 4, 2021 2:43 PM CDT
Pennsylvania judge denies any QAnon connection
A Philadelphia judge running for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is denying any connection to QAnon and its conspiracy theories. Judge Paula Patrick told the…
May 3, 2021 4:30 PM CDT
Three large law firms have agreed to reduce fee applications by $1 million in their bankruptcy representation of Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription pain medication OxyContin, after the U.S. trustee alleged a failure to disclose a common interest agreement.
May 3, 2021 12:01 PM CDT
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s new enforcement chief, Alex Oh, abruptly resigned Wednesday after a federal judge said he was considering sanctions for a claim that she made about her opposing counsel's demeanor before she left her BigLaw firm.
Apr 29, 2021 11:26 AM CDT
A New Jersey appeals court has overturned a $1.1 million verdict against the record label for rapper Fetty Wap partly because the plaintiff’s lawyer asked jurors to put themselves in his client’s shoes when awarding damages.
Apr 27, 2021 3:06 PM CDT
Case management software for bankruptcy lawyers has been a burgeoning legal software category for a number of years, and there are now a few products available that cater to this practice area, writes lawyer Nicole Black of MyCase.
Apr 27, 2021 9:01 AM CDT
The Federal Trade Commission will have to follow a more cumbersome procedure to obtain restitution or disgorgement as a result of a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday.
Apr 23, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
Three Democratic lawmakers are asking U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself in a First Amendment dispute because a group related to a plaintiff launched a seven-figure ad campaign in support of Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation.
Apr 22, 2021 9:48 AM CDT
Legal woes are mounting for Kossoff name partner Mitchell Kossoff, who is facing lawsuits from clients alleging the theft of millions of dollars in escrow funds and the resignations of multiple lawyers from his New York City real estate law firm.
Apr 20, 2021 12:02 PM CDT
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